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Located alongside the banks of the Columbia River, Trail is a mining town and home to one of the world's largest lead-zinc smelters.
Guided tours of smelter plant facilities offer unique and comprehensive insight into the mining process which defined British Columbia.
Nevertheless, there's more to Trail than heavy industry. The city is home to many world-class training facilities and hosts many national and international sports events.
Visitors to Trail can explore interactive exhibits at the Teck Interpretive Centre or wander through quintessential streets, climbing staircases and marvel at the intricate stone retaining walls of the West Trail. Outdoor adventurers can also explore the Columbia River with fishing, swimming and boating. Visitors can also choose from a variety of scenic mountain bike trails ranging from beginner to expert or explore the Kootenay forests with a short or long hike.
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